Alan Smithee

Morning Cup o’ Music

As we move into day two of my week-long lovefest of the Japanese idol Gackt, I think we should take a second to see just how dramatic the chapatsu singer can be.

 Alan Smithee

Morning Cup o’ Music

This song is ancient in Japanese years. Considering how many new groups come out every single year and that they go away just as fast. You have to be a pretty spectacular group to have staying power that puts you at over 25 years in the industry.

 Alan Smithee

Morning Cup o’ Music

Morning Cup o’ Music

It’s Monday once again, sigh, but instead of trying to get your ass up and dance, I say we start the week out with a chilled out track from Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra.

 Alan Smithee

I Love Japan: Gackt – Mars

I Love Japan: Gackt – Mars

I’m venturing that a good portion of the people visiting this site (minus me, King, and Styos) don’t know who Kamui Gackt is. Let’s just say that the man is a huuuuuge star over in Japan and the subject of today’s I <3 Japan article, though more accurate to say his masterpiece album Mars.

 Alan Smithee

I Love Japan: Katamari Fortissimo Damacy

I Love Japan: Katamari Fortissimo Damacy

I love damn near everything to do with Japan. I have studied its language, culture, and cuisine, but the one thing that I keep coming back to is their pop culture. In my opinion, there is no other country on the planet that can compare to the campy awesomeness that Japan kicks out every week. The […]